Denise Grimley, who has lived on the south shore of Lake St. John for 25 years, says the water that has come from the lake has spread out about 60 feet. GISELE WINTON SARVIS/THE PACKET & TIMES

Water spills its banks

Schools of fish, frogs and waterfowl are crossing Sheba Drive while some residents have to travel through thigh-deep water in hip waders to get to ...

Eldridge gets the call

Barrie native Jessie Eldridge could one day don the maple leaf at the Olympics with the Canadian national women's hockey team.

Barrie's main fire hall. EXAMINER PHOTO

Firefighters deal

Barrie's first-class firefighters have received a salary raise of $10,945 according to the terms of a recent arbitration decision leading to the 2010-2013 collective agreement.

Police battle man

MIDLAND – A man was arrested after he battled police investigating a break-in on the west side of town early Wednesday.

In support of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, a flag was raised outside Barrie City Hall, Tuesday. Helping Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman raise the flag are organ recipients (from left) Rob Burtch, Sandra Holdsworth, Ashlet Logan, Sandi Johnston, Sarah-Lyn Copeland and Bob Webster. Less than 25% of Ontarians have registered their consent to be a donor. For information, visit www.beadonor.com. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Promoting organ donations

In support of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, a flag was raised outside Barrie City Hall, Tuesday.

     

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